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Thunder Bay Field Naturalists buy land on Lake Superior island – CBC

Michipicoten Island is home to peregrine falcon, woodland caribou Feb 15, 2019 The Thunder Bay Field Naturalists (TBFN) have purchased two parcels of land, totalling 217 hectares, on Michipicoten Island in Lake Superior. Most of Michipicoten Island is a provincial park, but two private holdings came up for sale, said Susan Bryan, with the TBFN. “We thought […]

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Stewardship & Sustainability at Heart of Trent Lands & Nature Areas Plan Update

February 7, 2019 With the goal of assisting Trent to achieve its vision of a “sustainable and inspiring campus community, thoughtfully integrating the natural and built environments, with vibrant spaces to learn, innovate, be active and live”, the University is inviting all members of the Trent and Peterborough communities to participate in the Trent Lands […]

by ahnationtalk on February 7, 201918 Views

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‘Native Land’ Map Helps You Recognize Which Indigenous Territory You Live On – HuffPost Canada

“It helps plant a seed that there’s people here before you, these are the lands that they’re on, and they’re still here.” @What traditional territory is your city on? Are you on unceded xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) territory? The territory of the Huron-Wendat and Petun First Nations, the Seneca and Mississaugas of […]

by ahnationtalk on January 7, 201918 Views

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Changes to legislation ensure First Nations have greater access to lands and opportunities for economic development

From: Indigenous Services Canada December 13, 2018 — Ottawa, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada The approval of Bill C-86 brings important changes to the First Nations Land Management Act, which follows the changes made to the Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management, and the Additions to Reserve/Reserve Creation process. First Nation Land Management In […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 201823 Views

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Map showing Métis homeland boundaries sparks online conversation – CBC

Métis National Council says map’s purpose is to define who the citizens of the Métis Nation are Dec 01, 2018 A new map outlining the Métis homeland drew criticism online this week from First Nations living within the boundaries that include three entire provinces, parts of two and part of the Northwest Territories. The map […]

by ahnationtalk on December 3, 201817 Views

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Cancer toll higher among Indigenous people, study finds – Timmins Press

First Nations people diagnosed with cancer in Ontario have a lower survival rate than non-Indigenous residents, according to a recently released study that looked at trends over a 10-year period. November 28, 2018 First Nations people diagnosed with cancer in Ontario have a lower survival rate than non-Indigenous residents, according to a recently released study […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 201818 Views

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Media Advisory – Waterfront Toronto to Break Ground on River Valley in Port Lands

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2018  – Media are invited to attend a groundbreaking to mark the start of excavation on a new river valley as part of the Port Lands Flood Protection project, with representatives from Waterfront Toronto and all orders of government. One of the most ambitious construction programs in Toronto’s history, this project will protect 290 hectares […]

by pmnationtalk on November 27, 201820 Views

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Wilfird Laurier University to explore purpose of Indigenous land acknowledgements – CBC

Land We Are event will feature speakers on history of Haldimand Tract Nov 07, 2018 Wilfrid Laurier University is taking a closer look at Indigenous history in the Waterloo region and how it is recognized. University officials have planned an event called Land We Are to look at the history of the Haldimand Tract and […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 201818 Views

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Canada and Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation celebrate addition of lands

From: Indigenous Services Canada November 2, 2018 — Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation, Ontario — Indigenous Services Canada Today, together with Mississaugas of Scugog Island Chief Kelly LaRocca, the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, celebrated the addition of lands to the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation. Through a federal Order in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 201848 Views

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Laurier’s Land We Are event will delve into local Indigenous history and the purpose of land acknowledgments

Oct. 15, 2018 Waterloo – On Nov. 7, Wilfrid Laurier University will host the Land We Are, a gathering to explore the meaning and purpose of land acknowledgments and share the histories of the Attawandaron, Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee peoples within Waterloo Region. The event, sponsored by Laurier’s Office of Indigenous Initiatives, the Library and the […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201848 Views

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